Knockhill, food festivals and Highland Games in Fife secure new funding
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The six Fife events were among 20 across Scotland to receive backing from the National Events Programme.
The biggest pot went to East Neuk Festival which received £25,000, followed by the British Superbikes Championships staged at Knockhill which got £20,000.
The 200th Fife Show was awarded £15,155, the McRae Rally Challenge £14,000, Inverkeithing Highland Games £3300 and Crail Food Festival £2500.
“I’m also delighted that the Scottish Government has been able to support this programme with just over £740,000 in funding.
"With this funding round we are able to support more events than ever before, from community focused events and music festivals to sporting events, boosting the number of events people have the opportunity to attend in their local area.”
Caroline Warburton, VisitScotland regional leadership director said: “We are delighted to be supporting these events taking place in Fife to help support the recovery of Scotland’s tourism and events industry.
“Few industries have the impact events do.
”They play an important role in our communities, enabling us all to connect, enjoy and share memorable experiences.
“Having them in our calendar further strengthens Scotland’s position as a world-leading events destination.”